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The Social and Economic Status of Women in Wisconsin

Fast Facts are based on current Census and other data to highlight selected topics related to the status of women in Wisconsin. Fast Facts are released each month in a topic-based e-newseletter and include selected resources such as links to key reports and leading researchers. Click on the red envelope below to subscribe. 


  1. Women in the Wisconsin Legislature, 2015
  2. Infographic: Struggling to Reach the Finish Line
  3. Women and Manufacturing in Wisconsin




  1. Women's Labor Force Participation
  2. Women's Business Ownership  
  3. Demograhpics of Wisconsin Women
  4. Women's Educational Attainment 


Find Fast Facts on the status of women by county in Wisconsin! Map

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